Salve may have an old-fashioned persona (and a tough-to-pronounce name), but there’s a reason grandma always had the miracle worker on hand: it works!Not to be confused with body butter or lotion, salve is a simple combination of herbal oil and beeswax—no … [Read more...] about How To Make A Soothing Herbal Salve To Heal Dry Skin
Nothing makes you want to hide from the world quite like a cold sore. The herpes simplex type 1 virus, which affects about half the U.S. population, can flare up at the most inopportune times in the most inopportune place—your lips. And attempting to cover up those … [Read more...] about 5 Natural Ways To Prevent And Heal Cold Sores
Athlete’s foot can stop you in your tracks. Also called tinea pedis, the funky fungal infection commonly strikes between the toes (blame sweat and moisture), and can turn feet red, scaly, flaky and super itchy—yes, even women! Stop itching and start doing something … [Read more...] about 9 Natural Treatments For Athlete’s Foot
All-too-common dog food and treat recalls may have you thinking a bit more about what's in your pet's bowl (check out the 5 terrible ingredients in pet food). After all, pets are part of your family and you want to keep them healthy and happy. So we invited Shelly Rubin, … [Read more...] about 9 Common Pet Myths—Debunked
As a holistic veterinarian, I encourage pet owners to feed fresh organic foods to their animals. While many conventional doctors discourage clients from feeding dogs and cats "people food," I believe fresh organic food contributes to improved health in my patients. There are many … [Read more...] about Is It OK To Feed Your Dog Fruits And Vegetables?